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In Jim Thomas’ speech at the annual Lime Springs Memorial Day program, he spoke of the family of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. “Nobody can replace these fallen heroes, especially in the eyes of their families, but we can offer shoulders to cry on, assistance with educational expenses and...
  CRESCO - The RAGBRAI® countdown has begun, and at the publication of this paper there will be just a little over 50 days left before Howard County roads and city streets from Protivin to Cresco will be flooded with an estimated 15,000-20,000 bicyclists. July 27th to be exact.  The Hospitality...
[Editor’s Note: On Jan. 10, 2017, Shellie Gossman found out she had breast cancer. She is sharing her journey with Times Plain Dealer  readers.]   CRESCO - I have finished week 12! I can’t believe it has been 12 weeks since I really started this. As I have said before it is going pretty fast.  I...
  CRESCO - The public is invited to visit Cresco Public Library during the month of June and browse two special book and informational displays. The American Library Association (ALA) recognizes the month of June as GLBT (Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender) Book Month. Cresco Public Library joins...
  CRESCO - Quilts of Valor workshop is scheduled for June 2nd and 3rd at the Weed Patch Retreat Center in Cresco. The hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring sewing machines, fabric, patterns, or just yourself if you don't have these. Cutting boards and irons/ironing...
  Lime Springs - Lime Springs City Council learned that several city departments received funds from the will of Don Wilken, at the May 2 council meeting. Four areas received $12,500 each for a total of $50,000, playground equipment, softball teams, swimming pool and library. Councilman Brian...
  CRESCO - Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging has its June meals planned. Each meal includes milk. Meals are offered on a contribution basis for people over 60 years of age. Actual cost for the meal is $8.28. People under 60 must pay the actual cost. Meal locations in Howard County are as follows...
  CRESCO - The Cresco RAGBRAI Committee is gearing up for the overnight stay in Cresco July 27 and is in need of donations (both cash and in-kind) to offset costs for the upcoming event. The City of Cresco, Cresco Bank and Trust, CUSB Bank, and Hawkeye Sanitation have all stepped forward to help...
  Des Moines - Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Kim Reynolds took the oath of office to become Iowa’s 43rd governor. She officially became governor of Iowa at 10:06 a.m.  Below are her first remarks to Iowans as governor, as prepared for delivery.  “Mr. Ambassador and Mrs. Branstad, Mr. Chief Justice...
  Des Moines - At 10:06 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Terry Branstad resigned as governor of Iowa, marking his 8,169th day in office.  At 10:07 a.m., he took the oath of office as the next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  Judge Steven Colloton administered the oath of office...

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